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Police News

July 3, 2014

Increased patrols, enforcement zone this weekend

Elkhart County Traffic Safety Partnership will conduct increased patrols and a high visibility enforcement zone will take place on the northside of Elkhart for the holiday weekend, beginning today.

“Officers from all agencies taking part in the Traffic Safety Partnership will increase patrols with the hope of preventing any alcohol-related injures or deaths,” said Elkhart County Undersheriff Sean Holmes. “We hope everyone enjoys their weekend celebrations and that they use designated drivers.”

Driver injured in two-vehicle crash

According to LaGrange County police, a 2004 Pontiac driven by Judy K. Shotzman, 56, Howe, rear ended a 2003 Ford driven by Bobie L. Jordan, 27, LaGrange, who was turning west on 200 North from Ind. 9. The crash occurred at 2:47 p.m. Wednesday. Shotzman did not have the turn signal activated and complained of head pain according to police.

Theft/burglary reports

• A 17-year-old student at Goshen High School, 401 Lincolnway East, Goshen, told Goshen police someone stole his bicycle at 8 a.m. Wednesday while parked at the school.

• Shamlis Draper, 201 N. Cottage Ave., Goshen, reported to Elkhart County police someone stole his blue 2014 Valeno mo-ped after cutting the locked cable secured to a bike rack. The incident occurred at 3 p.m. June 27.

• Michael Grand, 16815 U.S. Hwy 6, Syracuse, told Elkhart County police someone made entry into a locked detached garage on his property by unknown means and took possession of his 1995 Lefthander race car that occurred at 10 a.m. May 1.

• Troy Scott, 201 N. Cottage Ave., Goshen, reported his 2014 blue Bahama Zip scooter was stolen from his residence between 8 a.m. Tuesday and 5 a.m. Wednesday to Elkhart County police. A rain jacket, gloves, shirts, and potassium pills were in the scooter storage area.

• Ellen Callender told Elkhart County police someone removed a long yellow extension cord at 116 Walnut St., Bristol, at 8 a.m. June 28.

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  • Police cars hit in multi-county chase According to Middlebury police, officer Gary Smith attempted to locate a silver Saturn leaving McDonald’s on Ind. 13, near U.S. 20 in Middlebury at 11:30 p.m. Monday. Jonathan Gaby, 31, Middlebury, the driver of the Saturn was reported to be allegedly intoxicated.

    August 20, 2014

  • Goshen crash injures driver A two-vehicle crash Saturday afternoon at the intersection of U.S. 33 and Ind. 4 injured one driver, according to Goshen police reports. Shortly before 2:30 p.m. Saturday, a 2009 Nissan Cube driven by Emily N. Lee, 18, was northbound on U.S. 33 near

    August 17, 2014

  • Goshen woman guilty of stealing government property Crystal Riggs, 48, Goshen, pled guilty to felony theft of government property in federal court in South Bend. The magistrate judge is recommending that the district court accept the tendered guilty plea. Parties have 14 days in which to object to the

    August 15, 2014

  • NWS GN140815 apartment fire Suspicious bottle found at Concord High School According to Elkhart County Sheriff’s Capt. Jim Bradberry, police responded to Concord High School, 59117 Minuteman Way, Elkhart, Wednesday at 6:51 p.m. to a suspicious bottle that was found on the south side of the high school.

    August 14, 2014 1 Photo

  • Man pleads guilty to assault with knife Andrew Adkins, 26, Goshen, pleaded guilty Wednesday to one count of battery by means of a deadly weapon, a Class C felony. According to a statement from the Elkhart County Prosecutor’s Office, Adkins was scheduled for trial Tuesday in Elkhart Superio

    August 14, 2014

  • One killed, one hurt in separate wrecks One person was killed and another badly injured in two unrelated crashes in Elkhart and Noble counties over the weekend.

    August 10, 2014

  • Gn140808 nicholas rushlow mug CIRCUIT COURT: Elkhart's Rushlow sentenced to 58 years for attempted murder GOSHEN — An Elkhart man was sentenced to 58 years in prison after a jury convicted him of attempted murder last month. Nicholas A. Rushlow, 32, Elkhart, was charged with felony attempted murder and felony criminal recklessness when his case went to t

    August 7, 2014 1 Photo

  • GN140807 Mishler funeral home break in Aug 5th.jpg Police: Warsaw man broke into funeral home for children's DVDs

    A Warsaw man was arrested after police said they found him crawling out of a broken window at Mishler Funeral Home in Milford Tuesday morning.

    August 6, 2014 2 Photos

  • GN140802 Vehicle fire Fiery crash reported near Topeka

    LaGrange County 911 dispatchers received a call at 2:50 p.m. Thursday of a two-vehicle crash at 6765 W. 300 South near Topeka stating the vehicles were on fire.

    August 1, 2014 1 Photo

  • Burglary suspect arrested within minutes Officers with the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department apprehended a burglary suspect Wednesday morning, just north of Leesburg, within 12 minutes of the crime.

    July 31, 2014

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Three Goshen elementary schools — Chandler, Chamberlain and West Goshen — are providing free meals to all students during the school year as part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Community Eligibility Provision of the Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010. Nearly 80 percent of students at Chandler, 89 percent of students at Chamberlain and 78 percent of students at West Goshen already qualify for free or reduced-price lunches based on their family income. How do you feel about the new lunch program?

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